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New York Wine & Culinary Center

800 South Main Street, Canandaigua, NY 14424
+1 585-394-7070
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Ranked #18 of 97 Restaurants in Canandaigua
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: NYS Rte 332 & NYS Rte 5&20
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English first
Geneva, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

I want to start with the positive about the cooking classes. My daughter enjoyed tremendously during the 3 day sessions. She learned alot and will be taking more. Recently attended the upstairs Bistro for late lunch. The deck is very nice. The food is delicious but the service is very very slow.

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144 reviews 144 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

While visiting the Canandaigua, we decided to sign up for a cooking class at the Culinary Centre. What fun! We were instructed to arrive at the local market - there we were given $20 and told to buy any produce or fruits that appealed to us. Once back at the Culinary Centre, Chef provided some basic instruction on working around... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

WE ate outside on the deck. The view of the lake was beautiful and it was a warm sunny evening . The service was good. I had the bass and was disappointed it was rather dry and not very tasty. I had the meat and cheese plate which was very nice but would have been beter with some fruit. My... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Used to really enjoy special meals here. Not so great now. Inconsistent. Sunday brunch had few choices, and boring ones at that.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were driving through and wanted a nice lunch outdoors with a view. My husband found this using Google Maps and we were very happy with it. I had the beet salad which was really amazing, especially the cherries. We both had the duck which was perfect. The service was very good and the atmosphere was very relaxing.

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Buffalo, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

When visiting Canandaigua,my husband and I have always enjoyed dining at the Upstairs Bistro at the NYS Wine and Culinary Center, until today. We approached the hostess upon arrival and gave her our name, as we had made a reservation. Evidently another family, also with a reservation, was waiting to be seated so the hostess just said "follow me". We... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We did a wine tasting and found the staff very friendly and knowledgeable. I wish we lived closer because the classes that they offer on food and wine looked great! This venue is worth a trip back to the area!

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Chippewa Bay, New York
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121 reviews 121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

we have returned here for a second time to take our daughter from jacksonville, florida for dinner. we sat outside which was very nice. food was excellent, service very good. a great place to stop for an upscale meal.

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Westchester County, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had a late lunch at the Upstairs Bistro while visiting the Finger Lakes region. We ordered the local meat & cheese board, spatzle, snow peas and the pork belly sandwich with a couple glasses of wine. The food was very delicious and the waiter friendly and helpful. We really like the fact that the restaurant mainly uses locally sourced... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were a group of four and we had the opportunity to try different dishes. All were excellent, but the locally raised pork chop with homemade barbecue sauce was truly outstanding. Local wines and beers and a beautiful outdoor setting on the back deck also made our evening memorable. This is worth a visit.

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